Animal Hospital to expand facility

The Animal Hospital in Plainville is making big leaps heading into 2017.  The clinic has purchased the neighboring lot that was previously the American Eagle Drilling building, and will be remodeling and constructing a large animal working facility as well Read on! →

New Rooks County Jail the envy of many

Many counties in the state of Kansas are struggling with housing inmates, mostly because of either overcrowding or outdated facilities that do not meet minimum requirements.  Rooks County no longer fits into that category with the opening of their new Read on! →

Bosselman Energy cuts ribbon on new facility

Bosselman Energy officially opened their new $2.5 million facility in Plainville with a ribbon cutting on Friday, December 9, 2016.  The new facility is located at 200 NE 6th Street, along U.S. Highway 183 in north Plainville.  The former Turnbull Read on! →

Plainville Rec. Fitness Center opens

The new Plainville Recreation Fitness Center is now open to the public.  The Center has been in the planning stages for nearly six years, but it is now a reality.  Located in the former Duckwall’s building located at on Main Read on! →

Shaw Hotel project coming to life

Little by little, the old Shaw Hotel in Plainville is being restored and renovated into a new boutique hotel.  With the help of CDBG Downtown Commercial Revitalization funds, the building has been stabilized and new windows and doors installed.  Liberty Read on! →

2015 ends with major expansions

Several major business expansions now underway in Rooks County are bringing the year 2015 to a good conclusion.  Overall in 2015, in addition to the expansions, nineteen new businesses were started in the county despite the downturn in the oil Read on! →

Rooks County selected as E-Community

November 2, 2015 — NetWork Kansas announced that Rooks County was selected as a 2015 Entrepreneurship (E-) Community and has been awarded $40,000 in tax credits, enabling the Rooks County E-Community to raise approximately $53,333 to advance and establish local Read on! →